Director of Communications
Digital Communications Specialist
San Diego Mesa College
Administration Building, Room A-111
7250 Mesa College Drive
San Diego, CA 92111-4998
Welcome to the Mesa College Office of Communications
The Mesa College Office of Communications provides public relations, social and digital media, web development and support, graphic design, event promotions, photography, videos and other marketing and communications support to the Mesa College campus community. We also serve as the communications and media relations liaison for the greater San Diego and educational community. Our office is committed to access, success, and equity, and we strive to provide services to our diverse community in order to create an inclusive learning environment that fosters scholarship, leadership, innovation, and excellence among all of our students and greater Mesa family.
What We Do
Marketing and Design Services
The Office provides marketing and promotional design services for Mesa College faculty, staff and administrators to promote programs, services and events. Requests for services by Mesa College faculty, classified professionals and administrators can be made using our Project Request Form.
Photography and Video Services
Communications staff and consultants can provide event and program photography for the campus community. To request this service, please enter a Project Request 3 weeks in advance of your requested date and we can assess our availability.
Mesa College photos can be viewed on the San Diego Mesa College Flickr Album. All photos are available for internal and/or public use, simply credit, “Photo courtesy of San Diego Mesa College”.
Mesa College Videos can be viewed on the Mesa College YouTube Channel. Videos and B-roll are available for us to the campus community and members of the media. To access videos, B-roll or other clips, please contact our Office.
If you are requesting photos at your event or in your classroom, please have attendees complete the Mesa College Online Photography Consent Form.
* Please note that as a publically funded community college, office of communications staff or designated consultants may take photos or videos at any College hosted event for promotional use, and attendees’ specific consent is not required.
The Office of Communication maintains Mesa College Newsroom, which has over 3,000 visitors annually. The Newsroom features original content, press and media releases, and links to news stories featuring Mesa College and/or members of our campus community, including alumni and former employees.
The office will accept content and articles written by members of the campus community on a limited basis, and under certain conditions. Please email the Director of Communications for more information.
* We do not offer or display paid advertising in the Mesa College Newsroom.
The Office of Communications handles media inquiries, facilitates media events, interviews, news tips and feature stories. The QuickACCESS section of the Mesa College Newsroom features content and information for news media outlets, including our most recent Press Releases.
Mesa College photos can be viewed on the San Diego Mesa College Flickr Album. All photos are available for media and public use, simply credit, “Photo courtesy of San Diego Mesa College”.
Mesa College Videos can be viewed on the Mesa College YouTube Channel. Videos and B-roll are available for use to the campus community and members of the media. To access videos, B-roll or other clips, please contact the Director of Communications.
The Office supplies web design and development support for the campus. The Mesa College Home Page has over 7 million visitors every year, and supports nearly a dozen associated applications. The Office provides training for content managers and editors, along with user analysis, behavior tracking, and feedback mechanisms. To request assistance, faculty, classified professional and administrators can a enter a Project Request.
Social and Digital Media
The Office manages and promotes across multiple social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and LinkedIn. Official College hashtags include #SDMesaCollege, #WeAreMesa, and #MesaAlumni. Members of the campus community are encouraged to follow us on social media to learn about upcoming, events, course offerings, programs and other information. Please see the Mesa College Social Media Directory for department and student services program specific social media pages. The Office also creates and manages digital media advertising across social and digital media platforms and in conjunction with traditional broadcast and streaming media outlets.
Mesa College Alumni
The Office manages communications and acts as a liaison for Mesa College Alumni to connect and re-engage with Mesa College, via the Mesa College Alumni Network. Alumni are encouraged to complete the Connect with Us information form to receive information, updates and to stay in touch, or view our Campus Calendar to see upcoming events.
Mesa College Foundation
The Office of Communications provides support to and is the liaison for, the Mesa College Foundation. We assist with management and promotions of Foundation initiatives and fundraising activities. To learn more, get involved or donate, please visit the Foundation Get Involved/Why Invest webpage.